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Aug 10, 2009 5:00pm EDT
us know. in the meantime another developing story tonight. today, summer scorching. the temperature believe it or not is not a record breaker. >> the t 6-degree temperature combined with the humidity puts the average of 88 seem cool. gary is tracking the intense heat for us in the weather center. >> just to make this official i haven't gotten in all of the official high temperature readings for today. so far what i have seen for national has been 96 degrees. the record for national on this date is 98. we may get very close if not touch that. i don't think we will surpass that. today at 1:00, dulles was actually actually up to 101 degrees and that was the actual air urat so the record highs foryou can ee national. 96 dulles and 100 for bwi. the fo0 i 0bw1r will be good. a wrecord for dulles and bwybe neighbor and even i.close to that. they have been lower to mid-90s all day long. hd ac hktrue view we have 96 for national. lioocng off oofor dulles. winchester 92. hagerstown 93. the reason they e ncngclioo ofl there is thunderstorm activity to the west. some of those clouds have spread
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Aug 8, 2009 11:00pm EDT
one-fth of the soum w brings us back to where we started. the burrito we arded at the beginning the story weighs in at 955 calories. that is the equivalent of eating 37 hershey's kisses. as our chef and chipotle point out, you don't have to order the burrito tt way. the statement says "because our customers decide what goes into the individual order, we can meet any set of diet terry preferences or resictions. so if you have to have beef, you can order three hard tacos with steak, pinto beans, sour cream and lettuce for a moderate total of 610 calories. even those who know what to order have a tough time resisting temptation. >> i love chocolate. depends on the day. >> representatives for dairy queen and chipotle point out they have a variety of menu options. >>> the news is far from over. the new as 11:00 starts right now. captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 e- mail: >>> rate off the top, the hudson river, the scene of another terrifying accident. this time, no miracle. the photo showing a small plane and helicopter colliding. nine people are feared dead. tonight, inv
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Aug 23, 2009 6:00pm EDT
next two weeks. road crews will use the time to replace the concrete pavement on the interstate there. vdot says expect delays. >>> the british government is rejecting criticism for its compassion yacht release of the lobber by bomber who took down pan am 103. he was welcomed back to libya to huge cheers. he was released from a scottish prison because he was terminally ill with prostrate cancer and has a few months to live. admiral mike ullen says kehe's appalled by the release and calls it an obvious political decision. scottish oicials say there is a good deal of public support in the u.k. pan am flight 103exploded over lockerbie scotland back in 1988. 259 people were on board and killed. as well as 11 people on the ground. the bomber was convicted back in 2001 and sentenced to life in prison. >>> new york senator charles schumer is pushing for a national passengers bill of rights after a second plane load of passengers got stuck on a jet for six hours. it happened friday at new york's kennedy airport. reportedly because of construction and weather. earlier this month you may
FOX
Aug 23, 2009 9:00am EDT
. >> starting tomorrow. >>> that does it for us this morning. stay tuned for fox news sunday and join us back here tonight at 6:00 for the latest news and weather. >> i'm chris wallace and this is >> i'm chris wallace and this is "fox news sunday." captioning made possible by fox news >> amid outcries over death panels, new information about what critics call the death book. is the department of veterans affairs already counseling former soldiers on when to pull the plug? we'll talk with jim towey, who blocked the plan during the bush years but said it started again under president obama. and v.a. assistant secretary tammy duckworth, a veteran of the war in iraq. then health care reform in trouble. will democrats drop the public option? will they stop dealing with the gop and try to go it alone? we'll ask pennsylvania democrat senator arlen specter and paul ryan, the top republican on the house budget committee. also, former bush homeland security chief tom ridge says he was pressured by other top officials to play politics at the terror threat level. we'll ask our sunday panel on weigh in. o
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Aug 27, 2009 11:00am EDT
will always remind us of john kennedy. >> reporter: theternal flame flickers nonstop for more than 45 years now. >> it's awesome. it's emotional. there is so much tragedy and knowledge. it's sad. >> reporter: just down a hill, the more understated final resting place of senator robert kennedy. >> you can't be there without being emotional. >> reporter: now a source of knowledge of the family wishes tell us this is where senator ted kennedy will be, close to bobby's website. >> reporter: a assassinated president, a murdered presidential candidate and now the senator. >> he lived all of his life up there, and i'm just surprised they're going to bury him here. >> was he a veteran. >> reporter: he served in the mill dairy -- militaries in the 1950s. >> well if the rest of the family is there, i think that's okay. >> reporter: arlington national cemetery averages about 30 burials a day, monday thus friday. we're not sure what kind of sayre mony the family is planning, but a spokesperson tells us if a vet wishes to be buried here with full tahonors months to be scheduled. saturday he will j
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Aug 13, 2009 5:00pm EDT
sentence. >> anything less would have put us all in jeopardy at a later date and other people, too. because he is the kind of individual, if he had gotten out, i feel certain he would have come back on us for retaliation. >> reporter: montgomery county police caught garcia when they found jewelry taken in the home invasions that were inside his apartment. the jury in the case only deliberated for about an hour and a half back in may before convicting garcia. they said dna found at several of the cme scenes was the key piece of evidence. garcia maintains his innocence. he is a thief, not a murder. he says he will appeal. sarah. >>> now to breaking news in northwest, where nearly two dozen kids are being treated for bee stings. after two separate attacks in rock creek park today. fox 5 is live with the latest for us. tell us what's going on out there. >> reporter: at 3:00 today, a group of kids from a boys and girls club in washington, d.c. were here. they were walking on a trail when we are told that they upset some kind of nest of bees. 14 kids ended up getting stung. they were tak
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Aug 26, 2009 10:00pm EDT
he was to us and what he wished for others will some day come to pass for all the world. >>> good evening, everyone. i'm brian bolter. >>> i'm shawn yancy. last-minute funeral arrangements for senator kennedy are underway right now including plans to bring him back to our area. >> flags are flyingat half staff tonight at the capitol where kennedy carried out his nearly five-decade career as well as along the national mall and across the country. laura evans starts us off with more on his life and legacy. >> reporter: across the country and around the world people are remembering senator ted kennedy's nearly half century of service spent shaping key policies. he was known as the liberal lion and there is no doubt he left his mark on the history of american politics. >> the work goes on. the cause endures. the hope still lives. and the dreams shall never die. >> reporter: edward kennedy served 47 years in the senate, longer than all but two other senators in u.s. history. but no one can top his legislative accomplishments in the last half century. senator kennedy was an icon in amer
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Aug 3, 2009 6:00am EDT
glad you're with us. i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour in for gvir dhindsa. >>> storm clean-up is under way in some parts of maryland after tornadoes touched down on friday. two touched down in frederick county, one in carroll county. you see pictures of just some of the damage up there. >> 72 degrees out there in the #:00 hour. >> a little bit of haze we saw in the live shot. -- 72 degrees out there in e 6:00 hour. >> we'll see improvement in the situation as we knock down some ofvehamso e dweoclveud hasome clouds but much. most of thecloud cover is lwel to our souh eld aneast across southern maryland and portions ofd southeastern virginia and, of course, out to sea as well. but for us, things look good in our region. airports, current temperatures, 72 degrees in washington. 71 at both dulles and bwi marshall. the forecast for today, becoming mostly sunny after some morning haze and some morning fog. gradually mostly sunny day, a warm day. not quite as humid as it was yesterday. we'll look if the highs s. erally in the upper 87degrees for your high in annapolis. 88 in
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Aug 11, 2009 11:00pm EDT
were family dogs were running at large in the house. and us that was abnormal and seemed extremely agitated to the point he backed off. >> reporter: outside the home a large dogcrate is a reminder of the family tragedy. police say a small pug mix family pet was also found dead. neighbors speculate delaney was trying to protect it. the neighborhood is rallying around the family. >> the neighborhood is still in shock and i believe it's close- knit. they were well known by people in the neighborhood and they can see that they're rallying around that family. >> reporter: leesburg police say the american pit bulls were registered properly and was owned by a brother who did not live at that home. the dogs haves have been quarantined. the dogs will not be going back to that neighborhood any time so. >>> police want you to take a good look at this. it's one ever the only clues they havin a fairfax county murder taken near the victim's home. this is what cops are looking for. that black infinity suv. turns out a man got out of that vehicle and walked up the driveway. if you know that suv or
FOX
Aug 9, 2009 11:00pm EDT
stylists to use other nontoxic products. some customers bring in their own as well. >>> and the news edge at 11:00 starts right now. >>> this is fox 5 news edge at 11:00. >>> breaking news right off the top ed and accident on the orange 1:00. ac and cident on the orange line, worker seriously injured.n the accident happened during the track maintenance near the in serious was in ersious condition and taken to the hospital. train service is being ed, afno train service between west fall, church and vienna, we'll have more information and bring it to you as soon as we get it. >>> and new developments in the tragedy on the hudson river. thank you for joining us. >> i'm maureen umeh, seven bodies recovered from the hudson river after yesterday's deadly mid-air crash. nine people were killed after the collision. tonight we learned more about those on board. >> reporter: divers pulled a helicopter and four more bodies out of the muddy hudson river on sunday. after questions into the mid- air crash continue. >> there are obligations that pilots have, all of them to be aware of traffic
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Aug 29, 2009 10:00pm EDT
joining us tonight. i'm will thomas. >> i'maureen umeh. tonight'surial capped off four days of heart-tugging remembrances from boston to d.c. we have coverage for you. matt ackland is live at arlington national cemetery to get us started. matt? >> reporter: maureen, what an outpouring of love and support for the late senator. his body arrived at and uses -- andrews air force base this afternoon and then taken to the u.s. capitol for a short service there. the procession went through the district for the last time, over the memorial bridge and here to arlington cemetery. the senator was buried where he wanted to be, next to his two brothers. as the late senator's body touched down at andrews air force base, the final leg of the long goodbye began. under police escort, kennedy's casket was escorted first to the united states capitol building for a short service at the foot of the senate steps and as the hearse pulled into sight, thousands of hill staffers and membe of the public began to applaud. kennedy's longtime friend and senior cabinet member robert byrd was wheeled out to h
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Aug 7, 2009 5:00am EDT
best moves. >>> looking ahead to 7:00 now, a soul artist who used to be with the group tony, tony, tony is in town and we ill join us live in studio -- and he will join us live in studio this morning. fox 5 morning news is just getting started. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm allison seymour in for gurvir. welcome to fox 5 morning news. >> we'll say good morning to tony perkins this morning. it is quite a bit cooler than we had earlier this week. >> it is like fall. this will be short-lived. >> let's not rush changes too much. >> no, no, no, we'll have a nice day but summer returns for loo k tak a aook at the satellite-rar for our region. it t is quprettyiequiet. there are clouds out there to the west as tucker barnes was mentioning just a rthos time ago. our regional temperatures, awe quite cool start, 65 degrees here. 70 up in new york city and 70 in norfolk, virginia. pittsburgh at 56 degrees this hour. not a bad hostart to careorfo f sunshine. warmer than yesterday but belowe normal temperature. high about 85 degrees in the district. 86 a
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Aug 20, 2009 7:00am EDT
acland joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: that is the big question, are there other victims out the? right now we know of two women who have come forward talking to police. police have filed those charges. the women basically saying they came to this clinic and they were inappropriately touched by a man who worked here. police are telling us that man is jorge sanchez. he was arrested on two countses of sexual batry. police believe it all went down inside the chantilly specialist office. the owners have been open with the media as they discuss the alleged crimes. they say in a 24-hour period three female paents complainted about -- complained about sanchez. when they first got the complaint sanchez was not allowed to have any contact with women in the office. the two victims are 27 and 28 years old. the crimes happened between july 20th and august 6th. >> it is very disturbing because i didn't know it was going on. i mean, i haven't experienced anything but niceness from this man. >> she was devastated. this is a devastating, in vasive blow and it's not only were you sexually
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Aug 23, 2009 11:00pm EDT
the right hospital and the right treatment. >> reporter: robert says he used to believe there was only one sure thing in medicine. >> i left medical school and i left my medical training knowing that i knew the difference between a living person and a dead person. and as of a couple weeks ago, i can no longer say that. >> reporter: kaelin and jim couldn't be more grateful. >> nice when it's a happy ending. >>> the news tonight far from over. the news edge at 11:00 starts right now. >> off the top tonight a new push to prevent passengers from being trapped on the tarmac. thanks for staying up with us. i'm will thomas. >> i'm sarah simmons in for maureen umeh. they're the horror stories all air travelers can relate to. passengers stuck for hours with nowhere to go. fox 5's matt ackland with some lawmakers who are planning to hold airlines accountable. >> reporter: if it's passed, the term bill will go after airlines and force them to make changes when it comes to the way they deal with passengers. the big issue being talked about these days is the time people are forced to spend tra
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Aug 28, 2009 7:00am EDT
morning and thanks for joining us. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm allison seymour. we'll have more on a rain- soaked weekend in the forecast. >>> michael vick makes his return. it didn't take long to appear in his first game of the on se 'll hear from vick coming up. >>> and also ahead this morning, they were nine y oung students to help fight intolerance and change the makeup of america's classroom. green, a member of the little rock nine, will join us. >>> danys istill a tropical storm. s bunot so strong any more. the storm has weakened over the atlantic. winds are just about 40 miles upe hounpew.o ical storwaa tch for oaast c is still in to affect today as l swells ctxeedpel toexpected to dangerous surf and life- threatening rip currents. and it's possible danny may regain speed. >> 76 degrees here in the d.c. area. and we turn our attention to tucker barnes and what is going on with danny. > we've had a lot going on. h adwe unththrstorms overnight and wor flooding overnight in baltimore. and we're starting with clouds d humidity and the hpotential of more halfy rain here in washington. n
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Aug 19, 2009 5:00am EDT
. >> we are glad you could be along with us on fox 5 morning news. tucker is in. tony is taking time off. so we're watching bill. >> tony is under the weather. remember ask the weather guy yesterday? >> probably in thabicaribbean. we've got a lot to talk about. we want to start with hurricane bill. this intensity increasing here in the last several hours. maximum winds, 15 miles per hour with gusts to 1. that makes day category four hurricane. they only go to category five. it continues to move off to the west-northwest at about 16 miles per hour. the sea surface temperatures are running in the 80s. there is likelihood the storm nturcontinued tho i fy si da h el vesyra ses t'esveral days.a ge t o athe r again, we had storms here last night. >> we have aguhaseve used them mybig ad big ones at my house. yo psecanguseoscrhis het stn wan iits wake a lot of kecld coved a little bit of fog and a lot of humidity. i am guaranteeing bad hair days for everybody area-wide today as the monument will really be very high here for the next couple of days. 77-degree at reagan national. bwi marshal, 73 a
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Aug 12, 2009 6:00am EDT
could be more rainfall for us as well, scattered rainfl. takeat laik oo hd radar. we'll show youer k e whth precipitation is at thf y ouoft to the est. we did have showers off to the they've pushed fsey'thedveushve offshore. it is a od tuhihi because some goodhunderstorm activity off the coast there. we're not dealing with that here. there car aeeplarou of showers showing up to the north of fredericksburg. it is probably very light e at o ble ofy urand probably some of th notemen vehitting the ground. more persistent rain out to the west that will make its way into our region although not all of that will stay intact. here are the current temperatures at the area airports. 75, reagan national. 75 at dulles. 72 at bw incident marshall. forecast for today looks like this. as gurvir mentioned, plenty of clouds today and, as i mentioned, some scattered showers and thunderstorms. showers here and there this morning and then later on today, some widely scattered showers and thunderstorms. every day this week, our chance of precipitation has increased by about 10%. monday it was very low. yes
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Aug 11, 2009 11:00am EDT
grandmother, mother, sister, awntses who -- aunt who taught us by example. her work transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of people across the globe and they in turn are her living legacy. at special olympics washington headquarter, a photo gallery honors her memory and on the website her words continue to inspire. >> you are the stars and the world is watching you. >> reporter: even as her health faltered, her strength never waved. it's her vision the special lick picks carries on. -- special lick picks carries -- olympics carries on. people are stopping by to sign condolences books in northwest to honor shriver. the organization now has more than three million athletes worldwide from more than 150 countries. today her son tim sent a statement to the special olympics family saying, quote, "it was her unconditional love for the athletes of the speb olympics that so -- special olympics that so fulfilled her life." and that really sums up what she meant to this organization and what she leaves behind. >> we have put more information about mrs. shriver on our website myfoxdc.co
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Aug 8, 2009 10:00pm EDT
ground tried to use his radio to warn the plane and helicopter moments before the impact, but it's unclear if the pilots received that warning. >>> more details now on the top story. the areas of the crash is one of the busiest airspaces in the nation. smaller aircraft in that area are not controlled by air traffic controllers. instead, they use a special radio frequency, informing other pilotsn the area about takeoff times and flight routes. this is a still-developing story. we'll have breaking information as soon as it comes in, plus new reaction on the news edge at 11:00. >>> closer to home, investigators are looking into what caused a plane to crash in maryland killing two people. this one happened in a cornfielnear tnytown wn air t bird with the engine and propeller located in the back. the victims' names have not been released. investigators say the man flying the plane was an experienced pilot. >>> all right. the fox five storm force is working hard on our other big story tonight. a summer scorcher is not too bad out this right now, but just wait. tomorrow's temperatures cou
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Aug 7, 2009 7:00am EDT
left tony, tony, tony, rafael sad eek will join us. >>> and huge match for d.c. united over the weekend, getting ready to take on one of the best teams in the world and we'll get the scoop for this game on sunday. >>> and their epic battle comes to an end. dave versus dave wraps up today as they fight it out to see who can be the best kick returner. >> they both start with one. we'll check o with them. but first we should check in on the forecast for those heading out there. this is the last day for training camp and will they see nice weather. >>> >>> they'll see plenty of sunshine. good morning, everybody. the current reasons reported here in the washington area, a comfortable 65 degrees. very nice out. relative humidity is 73%. a little bit of a breeze out of the northwest making it feel a ttle bit chilly. 5 mile-per-hour winds outf o rtthe hwhwt. ba .0ad30t 8.te 30.08. here is lokothokt ae urite t radaeg for orur . rion. there are clouds out to the west. iot a lot though. even if they pass through the ev ll be a period where you'll have some clouds but for the most part we'll see a
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Aug 27, 2009 7:00am EDT
, 2009. we're glad you're with us. good morning, i'm steve chenevey. >> and for the latest on today's weather and what danny could bring. but first coming up, they rush to get d.c. classrooms ready for students now the same workers were shown the door after a modernization of schools. we'll talk to mayor adrian fenty coming up. >>> and congress works back to work in a couple of weeks, but during the break members en been getting an earful one congressman will join us during the 8:00 hour. >>> we are tracking tropical storm danny. the storm is picking up steam with top winds of about 65 miles per hour. it's expected to pass the coast over the weekend. from the carolinas up to cape cod could see some rain and high surf. >> let's check in with tucker barnes and see if it's good to head to bethany. >> you can see it's showing signs of upper level winds. i'll have more taildes deon dan nwh and where it may track over the next t abaninouh4 wa . shon gt washington weathe it will be summery out there with sunshine and the possibility of a few scattered showers d outhunderstorms. genleal clyar
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Aug 26, 2009 5:00pm EDT
what had to be done. that is what teddy would do. >> thanks for joining us. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm laura evans. senator kennedy lost his battle with brain cancer in his massachusetts home overnight. tom fitzgerald is here now with a look back at the life and legacy of the man who was the kennedy family patriarch. >> reporter: last spring when he endorsed barack obama's presidential campaign, senator edward kennedy invoked his brother's inauguration speech saying the torch would be passed again to a new generation. his own torch may have dimmed a final time but the glow of his remarkable life was the stuff of an american political legend. ary 2nd, 1932, the2n un geyostonnif e kennedy which were. he was destinenito step out of the shadees on of his famous brothers and lead the kennedy clan through good times and bad. >> i dojohn fitzgerald kennedy -- >> when john f. kennedy was elected the 35th president, 30- year-old ted kennedy ran for a seat in 1962. democratic strategist peter finn worked on kennedy's first campaign. >> he was criticized by many in the democratic establishment, e
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 11:00am EDT
, they came across a container that had a solid substance. since the whole area was used for ammunition and chemical weapons, they sent it out for testing. and it was a container for mustard gas. >> did they notify anybody? where was it? how did it get there and where did it go? we're talking about that type of gas. >> reporter: the spokesperson says they didn't sound an alarm and they believed the public was not in any danger. further digging is suspended while they lookat current safety procedures at the site. one expert wants them to promise to fully clean up the neighborhood. >> we saw them leave twice. had to call them back. therefore they're here for the duration. >> reporter: the delegate plans to meet with brass from the army corp of engineers later this afternoon. in the spring valley, fox 5 news. >>> and in addition to the toxic substances, residents there also sometimes come across old shells, which are looked at and thrown away then. >>> and in culpeper, a man in jail accused of a terrible crime, setting a woman on fire. the culpeper fire department says james anderson spray
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Aug 27, 2009 6:00pm EDT
arlington national cemetery. the battalion commander told us the burial service will be simple and similar to honors rendered to every veteran buried on arlington's hallowed ground. for the type of funeral we're looking at right now, this is a standard congressional-type funeral. what that means is that we have a casket team of eight members, a joint casket team. membership of all the other branches of the average, marines, navy, air force and coast guard. >> reporter: as for the like, it will be 95 feet to the south of president kennedy's grave site, which would place it north of senator robert f. kennedy's site, brian. >> and looking forward here a bit, we were expecting a special election to fill senator kennedy's seat. momentum seems to be building that a temporary replacement will be named. >> we talked about this yesterday, in fact, brian. massachusetts governor duvall patrick saying it's appearing that this momentum is building. the leader of the house of the house of representatives in massachusetts is on board. she seemed to have dropped her opposition to this and interesting. one
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Aug 31, 2009 6:00am EDT
in montgomery county. we want to thank you for getting up early with us for fox 5 morning news. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. thank you for being along with us this morning. we'll start with a look at the weather out west where it is an all-out assault on a raging wildfire. it is just a matter of time before the flames reach mount wilson where transmitters are for the major television and radio stations. crews are dealing with the loss of two of their own as two firefighters died when their vehicle fell off a winding road trying to get to the fire. some people would you go noard evacuation orders also were hurt -- who ignored evacuation orders also were hurt. >> they will not tell to you evacuate if it is not necessary. people did not listen and there were three people that were burned and badly injured cause they did not listen. listen carefully and immediately move as soon as they tell you to move. >>> fire officials say they could pull back crews if condions become too dangerous. flames have charred at least 18 structures and are threatening 1,000 homes this morning.
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Aug 17, 2009 5:00pm EDT
confronted at the exit used a can of pepper spray on the security guard and headed down the street. >> a few hours for the phones to in. sources say they knew who it was. confirming a hunch by the investigating detective, this person was in fact a man. >> tips from citizens as well as law enforcement and other government entities came in to the detective. he worked them. and thought he had a good identity and then obtained a warrant. >> reporter: when he was stopped by police in the district last thursday, bradley was -- >> dressed as oma wan his i.d. showed his name toa be a male. >> reporter: this shows bradley dressed like a woman. it was attn ke woeyars ago after ybads lebway convicted overtreats passing on private property. when we talked to david hill back wa niearly august. he was keen on identifying the shoplifting because of the assault against the guard. the suspect then took off down wisconsin avenue heading for the friendship heights metro station. johnathon bradley was arrested in the district last thursday during a traffic stop when police say his name was ran they fo
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Aug 16, 2009 11:00pm EDT
administration signaling a shift in strategy to get a health care reform plan passed. thank you for joining us, i'm we'll thomas. >>> and i'm maureen umeh, president obama has pressed for a government-run plan. but today his health secretary says the option may not be necessary after all. fox 5 news claudia coffee has more. >> this is such a big concession. the hallmark of the plan was it was to be government-run. but there is now a move to get away from it. >> reporter: health care was a thorn in the country's side, now center stage on capitol hill and in communities across the nation. while democrats and republicans haven't seen eye to eye on the health care debate today they found common ground with plenty of senators and moderate democrats, agreeing that the public option and health care reform was a deal killer. >> that would be government involvement but it would be i believe a step in the right direction, away from a government takeover of our health care in this country. >> reporter: now the administration is indicating that it would be open to private insurance cooperates, with the co
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Aug 13, 2009 6:00pm EDT
. the other person was her friend. she was going to talk to us today, but got transferred to a rehabilitation hospital. she was severely burned and has a broken leg. it's an amazing story to survive from. >>> thank you so much for sharing your story with us. >>> this armed robbery didn't try to hide his identity. he walked into the minimart in loudoun county, pulled a gun, demanded cash. he kept the gun pointed at the store clerk. loudoun county investigators want to know if you recognize that guy and would like you to give them a call. >>> judgment day in a crime spree that terrorized montgomery county for months. elderly women tied up, robbed, left in pain inside their homes. one of them, that bethesda woman died after the attack. the judge maid sure the cvicted killer will never see freedom again. life without parole and then some. >> reporter: the sentence given jose garcia today means he will live the rest of his life behind bars. judge michael mason handing the illegal immigrant life without parole followed by three consecutive life sentences. in their victim impact state
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Aug 1, 2009 11:00pm EDT
trying to organize opposition, and some neighbors told us they don't want to have to wait for a fire to find out if the new plan really work. >> it doesn't matter until it matters. >> reporter: now a fourth station, the calverton station, got a rebrief. it, too, had been scheduled to lose its full-time staff but worked out a last-minute agreement with a nearby beltville station volunteer. >> rosslater in the newsroom. not the cleanup is underway after a tornado tore through frederick yesterday. one of the hardest edhi tareas, small town of ijamsville. the winds left a path of destruction, downing trees, power lines, and flattening an historic barn. roofers have installing tarp to protect what's left. >> people have been very fortunate because they haven't -- i haven't run into anybody with a physical injury yet. the houses have taken quite a bit of punishment. >> another tornado confirmed in carroll county yesterday. the winds so powerful here they ripped the siding right off this house at 11:00, starting in israel. there's been a deadly attack at a gay club for teens. three people a
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Aug 10, 2009 11:00am EDT
joining us now with what all of that means and d arh d o teart tehot this morning. >> it sure did. already we're in the upper 80s. ot in a few heah ofrse te he woe ofe he s set to arrive ni a couple of hours. the heat advisory goes into affect at noon. stunties in orange, so to the is where our heat adeasory is and aga the at's the cnabiom humidity and heat, will bibe in excess of 100 degrees this ae erprepared for a prepared fo hot summer afternoon. 88 now at reagan national. that 00 a m.10:00 a.m. we'll get an update momentarily. winds out of the west at 8 miles per ho. lookaaa the regional map. yl 'lcetiti i t8 8 tn atshur heesermpe ur on the map. so you get the idea. we're talking about the record- s kirecord- breaking heat here in washington later this afternoon. our record high for the date is 98 degrees and the forecast, tolieve it or not, is upper 90s about 100 today. there is your morning satellite radar. lots of sunshine and haze and humidity. this theme will continue this afternoon. it should be mostly sunny. could be an isolated thunderstorm. in west virginia here is a
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Aug 19, 2009 11:00am EDT
is unconstitutional and now the county could be forced to pay up. sarah simmons joins us with more on the top story. >> reporter: good morning, guys. this has been a contentious issue, but a judge has ruled that the furlough forced by the county are unconstitutional. the furloughs expected 5900 employees, a majority of them from the public safety and the fire and police department. the judge ruled county violated the contracts agreed upon with the collective bargaining unit by imposing those furloughs. they have fought with the county over this issue. last week the county approved another round of furloughs. it's unclear if those will be put on hold. a county spokesperson said it was a difficult decision to save jobs and save the county $17 million. in a stam by spokesperson james keary, he says the court has substituted its judgment without acknowledging the economic challenges acing the country -- facing country. to comply with the court's opinion, they say they will have massive layoffs. now the judge's decision requires both sides to meet within ten days to refund the money, but t
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Aug 29, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. tonight, the final farewell. thank you for staying with us. i'm maureen umeh. >> i'm will thomas. thousands of people who knew senator ted kennedy and many who didn't gather to say goodbye. matt ackland is live at arlington national semtear wet the latest. matt? >> reporter: what a beautiful service throughout the district. let me take you through what happened in the area. kennedy's casket arrived at andrews air force base this afternoon and then the procession led to the u.s. capitol to the steps on the senate side where thousands of staffers and members of the public gathered for a final goodbye, a prayer, a song and then the procession came across the memorial bridge here to arlington national cemetery where senator kennedy was buried where he wanted to be, close to his two brothers. far from the state he represented, he was not just a senator who represented massachusetts but a leader loved nationwide. as the hearse approached, a huge crowd erupted in applaud. -- applause. [ applause ] >> i just had to come and say goodbye to teddy. >> reporter: barbara willis johnson drove
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Aug 9, 2009 10:00pm EDT
top tonight, a summer hot day only getting worse. thank you for joining us, i'm maureen umeh. >>> and wait until tomorrow if you thought it was bad tonight. it could feel like 100. gary mcgrady has more. >> yes, it can actually feel a little over 100 tomorrow afternoon and evening for a couple of hours. that is because the relative humidity is going to be up fairly high tomorrow. so you get that dreaded heat index that we talk about sometimes that can add at much as 5-7 degrees on top of the actual air temperature. we start off this neveing. earlier we did have thunderstorms up to the east of us. the high definition shong eus what happened, all of it i was is going well off to ithe east. ti had orf a time some of the counties under a thunderstorm watch, but most of it cancelled earlier. the strongest of the activity, g in. pe ursshatofht h pressured temperatures are cooler, last hour we were 88 here, now 82, leesburg is 83. and tomorrow we're under a heat advisory for just about everybody. could feel like it uiis about 1- 103 with the heat of the day. high temperatures tomorr
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Aug 7, 2009 6:00am EDT
>>> most of us hook forward for friday. >> but this one could be a rough friday on the economic front with new unemployment numbers out today. what we are expecting to hear from the labor department later this morning solve the history made on the nation's highest court as judge sonya sotomayor is confirmed at the nation's first hispanic justice. >>> and cash for clunchers gets a tune-up. lawmaker move to keep the program on the road. but for how long? fox 5 morning news at 6:00 continues right now. >>> we'll take a look at the u.s. capitol on this august 7th. the temperature in the mid-60s in many areas, nice comfortable low humidity to start the day today. good morning. thank you for waking up with us this morning. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm allison seymour. gurvir is out today. >> let's check in with tony. it feels good out there. >> it really does. you can call it cool out there this morning. temperature in the mid-60s. it will be a nice day today ith our highs in the mid-80 ok. lowe. 'll we'll start with the sateite- radar composite for the region. no rain being vier he'lll
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Aug 13, 2009 10:00pm EDT
ways they could use him but i think why now is just they were the first team that really said we want him. >> all right. dave feldman live at mnt. we're continuing to follow this story on myfoxdc.com. we've posted the very latest on our front page. we'll get more if feldy on the redskins playing tonight a little erl in ate thlater in th >>> now to another big story we are following tonight. one second she's riding along in a car. the next she's not sure she's going to live after a violent crash that could have killed everyone involved. crystal walker is talking to fox 5 about the wreck and the heros who saved her from it. roby chavez has this fox 5 excludes ef. -- exclusive. >> reporter: it's an amazing story of survival. we all watched the accident moments after it happened. chris cal walker and her -- crystal walker ad her friend regina jackson were both in the car and amazed that total strangers came to help. this was the scene seconds after the crash. five people were trapped inside two vehicles at the enter -- and the intersection was a mangled mess. crystal walker was one of two
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Aug 10, 2009 6:00am EDT
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Aug 21, 2009 5:00am EDT
being with us. >> have to say thank goodness for the little bit of a breeze we have out there. 80-degree at 5:00 in the morning. we want to dobetter than that. satellite-radar, there areome clouds out there but not too bad citnd gosour sk ionsconditions go. we'll see a decent sunrise today. i think it will be a mix of clouds and sun during the day, i think da iy, t ink ou dshiclou build in duri trsheoue cof the affect. teeratures around the region, here in d.c., it 0 8isddop grf grma ofw ffopa few degrees during the early- morning hours. let's hope so before it starts to go on the rise again today. here is your day planner for today. partly sunny skies this morning. more clouds later on today. a hot, humid day a high around 90-degree or into the lower 90s in some areas and a better chance of showers and thunderstorms today and some of those thunderstorms could have some heavy downpours. we'll tell you more about that coming up in just a little bit. stick with us for that. >> thank you. >>> let's welcome julie wright and see how her friday is going so far. >> in the so bad. we have
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Aug 25, 2009 5:00am EDT
and how to talk to your children about these swigs. >>> representative jim moran will join us. he is getting set to host a big health care town hall meeting with a special guest speaker. >>> and at 8:00, a lot of stay at home moms are re-entering the paid work force. we'll have tips to help ou ease the transition. >> fox 5 morning news is just getting started now at 5:00. >>> good tuesday morning. it is august 25th. there is a live look at the washington monument this morning to get you started at 5:00. the temperatures feeling from the question good out there this morning. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's say good morning to tucker barnes and hopefully a nice comfortable day today. >> very comfortable out there now. my air conditioners was not turned on when i woke up this morning. the huge is in check. we have sunshine throughout the day and high temperatures later in the upper 80s. isodon't know w iatheratthonih things can i say about the forecast but i'll try to refo out a way the next 19 say it. yo d our clveco hed ancloud cover
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Aug 4, 2009 6:00am EDT
great lakes. you will go out to sea out into the atlantic ocean. that is it. for us, we've just got a couple of clouds here and there. maybe a littof haze but that is it this morning. no precipitation. current tempatrour aesd thune area, 73 e e heregdhere in d.c. and in new york city. pittsburgh is at 64 degrees. norfolk, virginia is at 76 degrees. so werarmarm start to the . ayd your forecast for today, mostly suayd anmphotter. temperatures alm ki aclornnalg lacking for an 89 high in winchester. 92 in washington. 94 in fredericksburg. we'll have more details on the forecast coming up in just a little bit. >> thank you. >>> let's check in with lauren demarco and look at traffic out there. >> good morning. we are working an accident in howard county northbound route one at 175. all northbound lanes of route one are shut down there. otherwise, we are looking pretty good in maryland. let's head out to 66 in virginia. 66 at the beltway, the westbound ramp from 66 onto the inner loop is shut down right now with an accident. you can't see it from this camera angle here. we are looking at th
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Aug 30, 2009 9:00am EDT
terror. onfriday, we traveled to cheney's vacation home just outside jackson hole, wyoming. he told us he feels liberated now that he's left office. and as you'll see, cheney was surprisingly candid, not only about this president, but also about ars he disagreed with president bush. mr. vice president, welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> it's good to be back, chris. >> this is your first interview since attorney general holder named a prosecutor to investigate possible cia abuses of terror detainees. what do you think of that decision? >> i think it's a terrible decision. president obama made the announcement some weeks ago that this would not happen. his administration would not go back and look at or try to prosecute cia personnel. and the effort now is based upon the inspector general's report that was sent to the justice department five years ago, was completely reviewed by the justice department in years past. they made decisions about whether or not there was any prosecutable offense there. they found one. it did not involve cia personnel. it involved contract personnel. that indi
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Aug 18, 2009 10:00pm EDT
joining us, i'm shawn yancy. >> and i'm brian bolter, that is in a busy district along 4th street northeast. what do you know. >> reporter: brian, shawn, good evening, a lot of mysteries surrounding this one. police discovered earlier the body of one of the pizza owners. they had to break in because there was no spare. and again once they got inside, they found a body. the firefighters were here as well, we're not sure why. but they say the victim was involved in an argument with somebody about 5:30 this morning. lots of unanswered questions as the community worries. they're very hard working people. that is just terrible. that type of thing just really shouldn't happen to nice people like that. >> reporter: a stunned neighbor who lives next door to the silver spring victim who is one of two brothers who own and operate this north washington pizza mart here on 4th street. >> i never had a problem, went in to buy drinks. he was always nice to me. >> reporter: a smart business owner known for being kind and hard-working, lost his life in a business that was his future. the police sh
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Aug 21, 2009 5:00pm EDT
teasea. some probably 350 miles away from our shoreline. but first let's show you on max e ca, us itgie s you an idea of where the thunderstorms are. they were back to west. y. march across the c and thank goodness they're movi to the east because we have some thavheinrafry om the torms. mahdr dawira llsw you we s e mov thunderstorm activity to worry about. a line of e torms well f het west of weof t thunderstorm activity is up p in iaprince williallm m for for dale city and woodbridge, marching across the cotyventually. and now over to hillary clinton bill. winds now at 105 miles per hour, so it's weakened just a little bit. still forecast to come back up to 115. it's a category now so it may get back up to a category 3 or regain the major statu and we're expecting a lot of very, very strong rip currents at the beach this weekend. maybe some swells up to 6-10 feet, maybe even higher than that. guys. >> gay yes, thank you ery much. >>> meantime, parts of the east coast is bracing -- bracing for rough waters along the coastline. mike stone from the ocean city beach is joining us. b
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Aug 14, 2009 7:00am EDT
and we're looking at a weather repeat from yesterday. thanks for joining us, i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm claudia coffey. tony will have the weekend forecast in a minute. >>> but looking ahead. you may not have heard of nassau tracking the potential asteroids heading to earth so should we worry. the latest coming up. >>> and band slam hits theaters today and one of the stars grew up near d.c. and he's going to join us live in the 8:00 hour. >>> and the redski are back, but it didn't look like they showed up for the matchup with the ravens. we have the highlights from the beltway beatdown coming up. >>> first let's check in with tony for an update on the forecast this morning. >> good morning steve and claudia. steve summed it up quite nicely. if you liked yesterday, you'll like today. it will almost be a carbon copy. if anything, it will be sunnier today. let's look at the satellite radar. we have some clouds south and st and there is some ipprioecitt precitation across southern portions of acthef chesapeake and the potomac. including a heavy rainfall. that looks like down nea
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Aug 3, 2009 11:00pm EDT
violent. >> they didn't feel the studies was appropriate in a land use setting. for example we do not look at the other studies in other schools, such as the catholic school. >> reporter: then there was the issue of traffic and congestion. some argued the road for the proposed site was too small and dangerous. >> i think a lot of the charges that were directed at your school were misplaced. >> reporter: but in the end, the board of supervisor says this was only about land use, leaving the opposition seeing red. >> we'll support whoever is running against it. even if it is pee wee her man. >> now they must go through the entire planning process, the supervisor says the school has been in his district for the last 15 years and he called them a significant teaching facility. laura? >> wisdom, thank you. >>> following a developing story right now out of the middle east, five rocket attacks, hitting kabul, one of them falling near the u.s. embassy. hitting the house of a senior official but there are no reports of deaths. >>> and new tonight, former president bill clinton heading to no
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Aug 5, 2009 11:00am EDT
the arms of family after six months. sarah simmons joins us now with more on our emotional top story. sarah? >> reporter: the white house says it is enormously pleased with the return of the two american journalists. the two women had been in prison in north korea since march. the return -- they return home to california with former president clinton and spoke just a short time ago. it was the moment the families had been waiting for for months. lauraling and euna lee returning home after being punished for crossing the border. >> we fear at any moment we could be sent to a hard labor camp. >> reporter: ling says before the two were released yesterday, they were told of a meeting. >> we were taken to a location and when we walked in through the doors, we saw standing before us president bill clinton. >>errmfoformer president's surprise visit likely came ter a deal had already been brothered. some speculate with the high profile visit from clinton really meant for relations between the two countries. >> it is a power move. it is hitting them high. it is showing the north koreans the r
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Aug 10, 2009 11:00pm EDT
-- plaza street in leesburg space yi cohan joins -- facie cohan -- stacy company hahn joins us with more. >> reporter: police discovered what happened shortly after 2:00 p.m. when a family member asked them to check on the young man because no one could reach him. in addition to those pit bulls, police found another small dog dead and this cocker spaniel was found safe inside a cage. there was quite a different rage outside the home as friends and family members got the news. >> we played peewee baseball together and grew up all the way through high school. this-- >> dogs fight all the time. i guess he was trying to get in between them because they got a little too serious. next thing you know they turned on him. >> loudoun county animal control did take custody of those two pit bulls. area pastors came into the community to talk with some of the young man's friends and helped them with their grief. he graduated two years ago from heritage high school and had recently recovered from cancer. >>> more trouble on the tracks for metro. an employee died while working on the railing. last nigh
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Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
story. roz plater live in the newsroom to sort it all out for us. >> reporter: brian, tonight this driver's union says she was the first casualty of metro's zero tolerance policy. they charge the agency acted too fast and are urging she be allowed back to work. a blogger says he shot this picture of a metro bus driver on her cell phone behind the wheel late last month and at the time metro's general manager seemed to be saying that driver would be out the door. >> yes, we have been able to identify the individual who's involved and we will take the appropriate action. and the action for speaking on a phone or texting on the inate termination. >> reporter: but her union says not so fast. the group claims the driver had to use her cell phone to call in a malfunction because her radio was broken and says there should even be a recording of the call. the union denies the bus was moving and s ymetro jumped the gun saying, quote, "reported incidents of cell phone use by employees should be investigated fully prior to taking any disciplinary action." some passengers we talked to agree. >>
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Aug 18, 2009 7:00am EDT
today. thanks for joining us. i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. first more on what is coming up. the governor's race in virginia, polls continue to show mcdonnell leading creigh deeds. does the president factor in the race? we'll break down the numbers. >>> and our back to school preparations continue. swine flu is not the only health scare for students heading back to class. so we'll get the latest on the immunizations your child will need coming up. >>> and they are a virginia band flying up the itunes chart and they g a spot on the kelly clarkson tour. parachute is here to perform for us this morning. >>> and we are tracking tropical trouble. the first hof the atlantic season beginning to gain strength. bill is a category 2 hurricane and on track to be near bermuda by the end of the week. so what happens after that? we'll find out from tony perkins as we say good morning to him. >> we continue to monitor hurricane bill. you have the latest information there. the most significant thing about the image you're seeing is that you can see atat rmrmoffofon iott this tioof
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Aug 6, 2009 10:00pm EDT
facing charges. thanks for joining us. i'm shawn yancy. >>> i'm brian bolter. police say the firighter used his county-run e-mail to try to solicit sex from what he thought was a 16-year-old. fox 5's roby chavez live in gaithersburg to start us off tonight. >> reporter: brian, the firefighter has a stellar reputation. he's been on the force with the fire department for some 22 and a half years. he's in charge of operations so he's had contact with many firehouses throughout the county. tonight his colleagues are shocked at the allegation. the veteran high ranking firefighter was busted here in the middle of the parking lot at the holbrooke shopping center in gaithersburg. montgomery county police say it's clear 44-year-old wayne putters head -- muthershead came here to have sex with someone he thought was a teen. >> there was exchange of e- mails. there was an exchange of a phone number. there w confirmation that he understood she was 16 years old, that he understood he would be required to pay for any sexual services rendered. >> reporter: he agreed to all of that-- >> he ag
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Aug 13, 2009 6:00am EDT
shut a chemical agent used in world war i resurfaces. the place where it was found isn't a vice but for some people living in the area, it is a cause for concern this morning. >>> another heatedown hall meeting on health care, this one in maryland. much like the rest going on across the country. and now one industry insider is giving his take on the rumor that some of the angriest voices in these audiences are planted. fox 5 morning news continues right now. >>> #:00 straight occupy this thursday, august 1th. a live look outside as a lot of folks head to work this morning. it look like it will be a fairly decent day out there today. we're glad that you could be along. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. tony perkins with us as always this morning. >> not a bad start to the day. got a little bit of a breeze. temperature are comfortable this morning. humidity is up there as it has been but today overall won't be bad. i by showg g inyby showing you and we've talked by a floodwatch in effect to our east. ehe t rain or mh ucof much of the rain that we've seen duringourse othee c l
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